The Best Burger I've Ever Had
Having lived in NYC for the last two years, I always thought you could find the best burgers there (Soho Park was my favorite). I honestly didn’t expect that a burger place in Oman could be at the top of my list —you have to agree, it’s quite random! b + f Roadside Diner was perfect!! The first time we went there, we had the Classic Burger, the Ultimate Monster and the Dynamite....
Productivity: Is Productivity Killing Your... →
“How often do you find yourself mindlessly swiping, tapping, and typing on your cellphone? While we’re all guilty of filling moments with these distractions, they may be killing concentration and thought.”
Anxiety: The 'Busy' Trap →
“Notice it isn’t generally people pulling back-to-back shifts in the I.C.U. or commuting by bus to three minimum-wage jobs who tell you how busy they are; what those people are is not busy but tired. Exhausted. Dead on their feet. It’s almost always people whose lamented busyness is purely self-imposed: work and obligations they’ve taken on voluntarily, classes and activities they’ve...
Espys: The ESPYs Nokia PreParty Is Awesome, But... →
All your favorite athletes are chillin’ at the ESPYs Nokia PreParty. I hear it’s awesome. Almost as awesome as this social media PR fail. First, an accidental DeSean Jackson tweet, and then a flurry of other athletes tweeting that precise line.
On a Turkish Isle, Winds Tend the Vines →
“One enduring memory of my trip last summer to Bozcaada, an island off the western coast of Turkey, is the aroma of maturing figs, lavender and rosemary carried by persistent winds that locals say help shape the island’s character.”
The 20 Most Beautiful Museums in the World →
We finally watched “A Separation” last night, and I honestly wished that we didn’t postpone watching it this much. The movie starts off with a discussion between Nader and his wife Simin regarding Simin’s wish to get a divorce. She wants them to go and live abroad together as a family, but Nader doesn’t want to leave his father who has Alzheimer’s behind and he...
“Beautifully designed for iPad and iPhone, Flipboard creates a personalized magazine out of everything being shared with you. Flip through your Facebook newsfeed and Google+ Circles, tweets from your Twitter timeline, photos from Instagram friends, videos from YouTube, and much more.” I recently discovered this app, and it’s perfect —especially if you have an iPad! I have...